Posts filed under ‘Public radio’
If you attended my April 23 talk about “The Lines Between Us” at American University, or if you just want to learn more about the series, here are some resources… (more…)
Jazz educator Dr. Billy Taylor died in January 2011 at age 89. In this musical essay from Maryland Morning, I reminisce about an encounter with Dr. Taylor that changed the way I listen to music. (more…)
Can a region’s philanthropic and civic leaders combine forces to eliminate racial inequality? The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change wants to give it a try in Baltimore, and they hosted a three-day seminar in October 2011 to get it started. I was there, and before I left, I recorded this interview with the organizers for Maryland Morning.
Ten years after the September 11 attacks, musician Carolyn Surrick reflects on performing every Friday at Walter Reed for wounded soldiers.[audio http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wypr/local-wypr-985564.mp3]
After stumbling upon a chapter about the Chesapeake in a 1947 book about waterfowl hunting, I went down to Cambridge with Maryland Morning intern Erin Gleeson to see how the bay had changed since then, and how duck hunting had changed with it.
When Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s Redistricting Advisory Committee released its suggested Congressional map in October 2011, the districts looked an awful lot like inkblots. I took Districts 3 and 7 out on the street for some impromptu Rorschach tests. From Maryland Morning.